Red Gum trail
Wyrrabalong National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Red Gum trail.
Grade 3Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 15min - 1hr 45min
Quality of markings
Clearly sign posted
Short steep hills
Quality of path
Some bushwalking experience recommended
Getting there and parking
Red gum trail starts from Burrawang picnic area in the northern section of Wyrrabalong National Park.
To get there:
- Travel north along Wilfred Barnett Drive from the entrance
- After about 7.5km, you'll see a small carpark on your left at Burrawang picnic area.
Parking is available at Burrawang picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Wyrrabalong National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
A spring visit allows you to see gorgeous wildflower displays as you walk through the park.
It's summertime and the water's great – visit to surf, swim or snorkel in the park's superb beaches and it's a great time of year to fish for prawns and blue swimmer crabs at Tuggerah Lake.
Head to Wyrrabalong or Crackneck lookouts – these high headlands are perfect posts for watching whales on their northern migration.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 25°C
10°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- in Wyrrabalong National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
Wyrrabalong National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Crackneck lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.
Pelican Beach Road lookout is closed from 8pm to 5.30am daylight savings time, and 6pm to 5.30am at other times.